Tag Archives: Austin Tech Alliance

Friday, March 15, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

Open data movement brings tough questions for city-led panel

With Austin chock-full of forward-thinking tech professionals and ideologues from a variety of industries attending South by Southwest, the city and several leaders behind the movement for open data gathered this week to examine where that cause is headed.The March…

Friday, October 5, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Small progress, but Austin still lags in enabling 5G adoption

A pair of efforts to bring 5G telecommunication technology to portions of Austin is welcome news to proponents of the smart city capabilities available with widespread use. But the city still lags far behind other Texas cities in installation of…

Friday, January 19, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Tech community tapped in move to rid city of paper

Paper-driven processes through Austin’s city government are on the way out with the announcement of a new collaboration with the city’s tech community. The partnership, announced Thursday, will see the city pair up with the Austin Tech Alliance and members…

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by Chad Swiatecki

Tech lobby aims at city politics with town halls

All political lenses might be pointed toward the state Capitol right now as the legislature works through a special session, but a local lobbying group is trying to turn the attention of Austin’s growing tech sector toward the happenings at…

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Chad Swiatecki

For Austin tech Trump means uncertainty, mixed with opportunity

On issues ranging from immigration to support for clean energy technology to the future of media, the coming Donald Trump presidency brings a whole lot of uncertainty and possibly some opportunity to the tech scene in Austin.That was the prevailing…

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